The County is home to Elon University, a nationally ranked four-year liberal arts college with an annual enrollment exceeding 5,000. Elon has accredited schools of law, business, communications and education. The university has announced plans to begin a new Master of Science program in Physician Assistant Studies. This is another step forward as Elon plans a School of Health Sciences. Recently, Elon was named #1 on the list of Most Amazing College Campuses by America’s Best Colleges. Other rankings for the school can be viewed here.